CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08003 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E:

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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Runners Up:

Firman P08003

Reasons to buy Firman P08003 :

  • button icon A remote start key control from up to 168 inches
  • button icon A 439cc Performance engine type
  • button icon Provides True 30A & 50A Power
  • button icon Large 8 gallons fuel tank
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08003

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Firman P08003 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Portable generator - ready to move anywhere

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Up to 10, 000 starting watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8, 000 running watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

RV ready with multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

12 hour run time

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

P08003 is able to recoil start

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

439 cc

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

User friendly starts through a remove start or stop. Is effective from a distance of up to 168 foot

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8 gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Spends at least 12 hours on a 50% load

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, shuts off automatically when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Engine runs cool

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

439 cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

74 db

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is multipurpose – can handle construction sites, ranch, large RV’s, emergency power and buses

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Built for heavy duty – keeps you connected during power black outs

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Frame for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame design

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses multiple starting methods - recoil, remote and electric starts

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Is crated with an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Outlets: 14-50R 120V/240V – 50A, (1) TT-30R RV ready) 120V – 30A, (1) L14-30R 120V/240V – 30A twist lock, (1) L5-30R 120V – 30A, (2) 5-20R duplex GFCI 120V – 20A

Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Movement is not a big problem. Wheels and handles make generator portable

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

218 lbs

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features a 10 inch heavy duty never flat wheels – created for multiple floors

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle grip

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 years warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

28.4 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

A bottle of engine oil, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator

Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

Firman P08003

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shutdown protection to indicate

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Shuts down immediately low oil is detected in fuel tank

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

74 db noise level

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Features a remote that has a staring distance of up to 168 feet - Portable generator and prepared for any task - Has a 4 in 1 data minder that can measure Hertz, hours, volts and a low oil indicator - 12 hours run time on a 50% load from a 8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Box contains engine oil bottle, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator - Built with a 10000 starting Watts and 8000 running watts - Max Pro Series 439cc Firman engine that can be air cooled and is efficient - Generator comes with a 10 inch heavy duty never flat tires - Comes with high leverage folding single handles - Has a 3 start method such as recoil, electric and remote starts for flexibility - Outlets: 14-50R 120V/240V – 50A, (1) TT-30R RV ready) 120V – 30A, (1) L14-30R 120V/240V – 30A twist lock, (1) L5-30R 120V – 30A, (2) 5-20R duplex GFCI 120V – 20A - It has a built in tank gauge for user convenience - This generator has a quiet muffler with USDA FS certified spark arrester - Has been framed for durability using a compact tubular roll cage frame - Extra accessories include; bottle of engine oil, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator - Always RV ready with multi feature control panel along with covered outlets - It is CARB complaint for safety

Yes

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Firman P08003
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- It is not a solar generator - Not flexible enough to use dual fuel - Might be heavy to carry on stairs and other highly raised surfaces

Yes

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

Overall Winner

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